Halloween, That one time a year where one can let the inner freak out and I love it for that. I don’t really care about the historical background, the pagan heritage or whatsoever… I just love getting dressed up and having fun!
Over the last few years, this little tradition has been fully and wholly embraced by Beijing! As Beijing Boyce pointed out once, it might be easier to write down a list of places that do not have halloween parties than to keep track of all the establishments celebrating it. And thankfully, it’s not all about gore and horror!
A halloween in Beijing brings out all kinds of personalities and mostly on the kinky side of things! The Yen Fetish party is a crowd favorite and frequented by locals and foreigners alike with a tendency for risque outfits. The party came alive around midnight despite being out in 798 area
Other places, like Scarlett in Hotel G, ran low key classy affairs that were a moderate success despite some bad planning. Note to management: If you’re gonna feature a special all night, make sure it’s available first! Unfortunately, their little shindig quieted down by 11:00 p.m
However, the clear winner of the night was TUN! The place was jam packed from midnight until the wee hours of the morning with drinks flowing, people dancing and just overall incredible energy. The crowd was diverse and wild in all the good ways possible and it never reached the madness that can be TUN on a friday night. Hats off the the staff and management for doing a great job and big hand to the DJ who kept the crowd dancing for hours at a time. Joyful mayhem it was